In this course, I'll show you how to create a voice-controlled app like Siri or Google Now in just a few minutes. By the end, you'll know how to use Android's speech recognizer and text-to-speech APIs.
[MUSIC] Voice user interfaces have become very popular these days. Almost everybody loves interacting with digital assistants such as Siri, Cortana, and Google Now. So why not make Android apps that support voice input and output? Hi, I'm Ashraf Hathibelagal, and in this Coffee Break course, I'm going to show you how to create a simple Android application that has voice capabilities. You will be learning how to make use of Android's speech recognizer and TextToSpeech engine. Here's a quick demo of the app we will be building today. >> Hello, I am ready. [SOUND] >> What is your name? [SOUND] >> My name is Coco. [SOUND] >> Okay, so what's the time now? [SOUND] >> The time now is 9:04 PM. [SOUND] >> All right, open a browser for me. [SOUND] If you found that interesting, just go to the next lesson. I'll be waiting for you there.